Kidderminster Poetry

Coarse doggerel verse, like the coarse woollen manufacture of Kidderminster. The term was first used by Shenstone, who applied it to a Mr. C., of Kidderminster.

Thy verses, friend, are Kidderminster stuff;
And I must own you've measured out enough.
Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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